Master Art Museum and Gallery Practice, MPrac

Newcastle University

Tuition fee: Not specified
Start date: September  2014
Languages:
  • English
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Delivery mode: On Campus
Educational variant: Part-time, Full-time

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After completing your MA, you take a supervised and mentored work-based placement module over 36 weeks in an institution, organisation or agency related to art museums or art galleries.

The International Centre for Cultural and Heritage Studies (ICCHS) will set up this placement for you after a detailed discussion. Previous cohorts of MPrac students have carried out their placements with:

the BALTIC Centre for Contemporary Art;

Beamish North of England Open Air Museum;

Tyne and Wear Archives and Museums;

the Great North Museum,

and Hartlepool Arts, Museums and Events.

The work-based placement requires the submission of a project agreed between the placement host organisation, the student and the University.

A mixture of taught modules and two work-based placements (eight and 36 weeks), will provide you with a unique blend of theoretical knowledge and understanding, and practical experience.

Contents

Compulsory modules
Year 1
ICS8001 Issues and Ideas in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
ICS8002 Management in Museum, Gallery and Heritage
ICS8003 Communication and Interpretation in Museum, Gallery & Heritage
ICS8015 Museums, Galleries and Heritage Placement
ICS8099 Dissertation
Year 2
ICS8019 Gallery Employer-Based Placement
Optional modules
You will take 40 credits of optional modules from the following:
ICS8005 Art Curatorship 1: working with histories, objects and agendas AND
ICS8006 Art Curatorship 2: exhibitions and exhibiting
OR
ICS8022 Art Museum and Gallery Education 1 AND
ICS8023 Art Museum and Gallery Education 2

Requirements

Normally an upper-second-class Honours degree in fine art or art history and two months work experience in an art museum or gallery. It is not necessary for you to have a full degree in an art-related subject, but you should have studied modules in painting, drawing, sculpture, photography, art history or art theory. We will also consider applicants on an individual basis with a lower-second-class Honours degree and those with non-standard qualifications and/or relevant professional experience.

Applicants whose first language is not English require IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.0 in writing and speaking), TOEFL 90 (Internet-based), Pearson's PTE Academic Test 62, or equivalent.

English Language Requirements

IELTS band: 6.5
TOEFL iBT® test: 90

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